Laconia Motorcycle Week Turns 90

Laconia Motorcycle Week Turns 90

The famous Laconia Motorcycle Week will celebrate its 90th anniversary this summer with what should be its best running to date. Known as America’s Original Riding Rally, Laconia is one of New Hampshire’s signature motorsports events. The action begins Saturday, June 8 with a memorial ride, a kickoff party, bike building contest and more. All […]

Local Harley-Davidson Helps Veterans

Local Harley-Davidson helps veterans

Harley-Davidson has helped out various charities on the national level for many years, and that giving spirit may have influenced a local Harley store to join in on the fun.

Two States Rule On Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Two States Rule On Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Motorcycle-only checkpoints are a hot topic in the rider community, as some states have used these roadside set-ups to slow down motorcycles while letting cars pass through.

50 U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Seeks To End Federal Funding Of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Tom Petri ((R-Wis.), together with 29 additional members of Congress, have sent a letter to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee requesting the inclusion of language in the conference report that would prohibit the […]